CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Roane County is scheduled to close permanently July 28 at 6 p.m. The center has been operating out of the Geary Elementary School in Left Hand, W. Va.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas—Two disaster recovery centers in Palo Pinto and Smith counties will close this week.
Palo Pinto County
Strawn City Hall
118 Housley St.
Strawn, TX 76475
6 p.m. Tuesday, July 26
Wise Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School Cafeteria
10659 State Hwy. 64 E
Tyler, TX 75707
AUSTIN, Texas—Six disaster recovery centers in Anderson, Fort Bend, Montgomery and Waller counties will close this week.
Brookshire Civic Center
4010 Fourth St.
Brookshire, TX 77432
6 p.m. Wednesday, July 27
Waller County Road and Bridge
775 Business 290
Hempstead, TX 77445
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia residents looking for temporary work following the June 22-29 severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides have an opportunity to learn firsthand about the recovery process. Workforce West Virginia, in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is advertising open temporary positions in Kanawha, Greenbrier and Raleigh counties.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who suffered damage or losses from the April storms and flooding have only until July 29 to register with FEMA for federal disaster assistance.
“This really is your last chance, so please don’t miss out,” said Federal Coordinating Officer William J. Doran III, who is in charge of FEMA’s operations in Texas. “FEMA wants to make sure that everybody who is eligible gets disaster assistance.”Language English
Charleston, W.Va – All survivors who sustained damage or losses from the June flooding can get help from local Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs).
If you need an accommodation or assistance due to a disability, please notify Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) staff at the time of registration or anytime throughout the assistance process.Language English
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Disaster assistance grants approved for homeowners and renters affected by June 22-29 severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides, has reached more than $46.4 million, less than a month after President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for West Virginia.Language English
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — As West Virginians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by last month’s storms, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and local hardware and home improvement stores have teamed up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas – A joint federal/state disaster recovery center is open in Harris County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms of April, May and June.
Representatives from the Texas Department of Emergency Management, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies are at the centers to explain disaster assistance programs and help survivors apply for aid.
The center is located:
Tomball Public Works Building
501 James St.
Tomball, TX 77375
AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who suffered damage or losses from the May-June storms and flooding have 30 more days to register with FEMA for federal disaster assistance.
Individuals who had disaster-related damage or losses between May 26 and June 24 and who live or work in the 24 eligible counties have until Wednesday, Aug. 10, to register for FEMA assistance.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas—Three disaster recovery centers in Kleberg, San Jacinto and Lee counties will close this week.
Presbyterian Pan American School
223 N. FM 772 and U.S. Hwy. 77 B
Kingsville, TX 78363
6 p.m. Friday, July 22
San Jacinto CountyLanguage English
Charleston, W.Va. -- Some pets that were separated from their human families by the flooding this past June aren’t able to return home. Their owners were displaced by the disaster and can no longer care for them. These precious four-legged friends, now in area animal shelters, are eager to find new forever homes.Language English
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals and families to be safe when faced with extended periods of high temperatures.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued excessive heat warnings and advisories in areas throughout the Midwest. Heat indexes in excess of 100 degrees can be expected. It is essential residents take necessary precautions to avoid the harmful impacts of the high temperatures.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas—Texas residents who filed their homeowner’s insurance claims for disaster-related damage are encouraged to register with FEMA even if they did not receive a final insurance settlement.
Disaster officials say survivors shouldn’t delay filing a FEMA grant application because they’re waiting for a decision from their insurance companies.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas—Two deadlines are fast approaching for Texans affected by the April storms and those who had damage from flooding that began around Memorial Day weekend and stretched into June.
The deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance for the April 17-30 storms is July 29.
That deadline is for these 16 affected counties: Anderson, Austin, Cherokee, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Parker, San Jacinto, Smith, Waller, Wharton and Wood.Language English
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Summers, Lincoln, Fayette and Pocahontas counties and one in Summersville in Nicholas County will close permanently Friday, July 22 at 6 p.m. But, as a survivor of the June disaster, you will still be able to get the help you need with just a phone call.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas—FEMA is looking to hire Texas residents as temporary employees to help with the state’s recovery from the past year’s storms and flooding.
FEMA is hoping to hire as many as 14 people—mostly in Austin and Houston but with a few positions in Denton and Bon Wier—to fill a variety of temporary positions working on disaster recovery.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas—The disaster recovery center in Cleveland in Liberty County will close July 18.
City of Cleveland Civic Center
210 Peach Ave.
Cleveland, TX 77327
Closing: 6 p.m. Monday, July 18
Disaster recovery centers are operated jointly by FEMA and the state. Visiting a disaster recovery center is not required to register for FEMA assistance.Language English
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – When you register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), you can choose to receive updates to your smartphone or other device via text. You will start receiving those updates soon after you complete the registration process.
The official FEMA number sending messages to your device is 43362 and all notifications will contain the last four digits of your FEMA registration number at the beginning of the message (for example, FEMA ID####).Language English
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Oklahoma.
Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:Language English